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African Wars of Independence

Tim Stapleton.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 9424 words.

While most African states gained independence through negotiation with outgoing European colonial rulers during the late 1950s and 1960s, some experienced wars between stubborn colonial and...

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Air Transport

John Plating.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 8565 words.

The history of military air transport is largely an overlooked field of academic research. Within the field that is airpower studies, there is no shortage of literature on topics concerning...

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The Allied Bombardment of Occupied Europe During World War II

Stephen A. Bourque.

in Military History

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 10697 words.

Although occupied Europe absorbed more bombs than Germany until the middle of 1944, few of the air war’s standard accounts examine details of operations against France, Belgium, the...

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All-Volunteer Army, Post-Vietnam to Present

Stephen A. Bourque.

in Military History

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 11222 words.

Spanning the end of the Vietnam War and the demise of the draftee army to the closing days of America’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, academic historians have not yet addressed this recent...

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American Colonial Wars

James C. Bradford.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 11558 words.

The colonial period of US history was rife with military conflict between European immigrants and Native Americans/Indians, among rival European imperial powers, among groups of European...

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American Indian Wars

Robert Wooster.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 9292 words.

Reflecting the society and culture in which they lived, early writers tended to portray the American Indian wars—defined here as military contests between indigenous peoples and Europeans...

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American Indian Wars

Robert Wooster.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 9292 words.

Reflecting the society and culture in which they lived, early writers tended to portray the American Indian wars—defined here as military contests between indigenous peoples and Europeans...

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American War of Independence

Ricardo A. Herrera.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 14037 words.

What had once been the preserve of popular writers trumpeting American battlefield prowess against British military conservatism has become an increasingly sophisticated field of study,...

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Ancient Indian Warfare

Torkel Brekke.

in Military History

P ublished online August 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 6687 words.

The meaning of terms like “ancient,” “classical,” “early medieval,” and “medieval” India have been the issue of some debate, and there is no absolute agreement among scholars about the...

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Animals and the Military

Gervase Phillips.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 9980 words.

Any sustained reading of military history quickly reveals how a general human assumption of dominion over all other forms of life has ensured that warfare, besides its obvious association...

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